Healthy Spicy Potato Wedges

Servings: Two People Preparation time: 15 Minutes Cooking time: 35 Minutes Cost: Medium 

Utensils Needed:                                            Cooking Method:
Plastic container                                                           Oven
Baking tray
1 larger bowl
Mental spoon

4 medium size potatoes
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Black pepper
2 tablespoons of vegetable oil


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200°C / 400°F / Gas Mark 6.
  2. Wash and cut potatoes into 8 wedges (leave skin on).
  3. Place in a container and pour vegetable oil over them. Close container and shake.
  4. Sprinkle wedges with cayenne pepper and black pepper
  5. Place wedges on baking tray.
  6. Cook for 35 minutes until golden brown.

Handy Hints
Serve with tossed green salad.
Cover with natural yoghurt, low-fat grated cheese or salsa.
Try other spices to alter flavours– Cajun, Indian or Mexican, garlic.


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